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Practical Introduction to the Command Line

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In this project, you will use the UNIX command line to create photo albums that organize photos into directories by date. You'll learn what's the difference between a terminal, bash, command-line, and prompt. With lots of hands-on exercises, you'll master the most fundamental Unix commands for navigating, manipulating and inspecting files.

Interacting with a computer through a command-line interface (CLI) is a powerful technique. In such an interface, you type commands telling the computer to perform desired tasks. Mastering the command line can greatly improve your productivity during development.

Taught by

Stanimira Vlaeva

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  • Jacques Mahoudeaux completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.

    Very basic introduction to Unix CLI. I found it much too easy, even if I didn't put my hands on a Unix computer for years, but it is as Netwok-Telecom engineer. A newcomer in Unix world would surely appreciate this very hand on formula.

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